[Academy] [Cold Cases] [Commercial Vehicle Enforcement] [Commissioner's Office] [Concealed Deadly Weapons] [Contacting the KSP] [Core Values] [Crime & Traffic Information] [Fallen Trooper Memorial] [FAQs] [Forensic Laboratories] [Forms/Downloads] [Highway Safety] [History of the KSP] [Home Page] [Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force] [Kentucky's Most Wanted] [Links to Other Websites] [Missing Children] [News Releases] [Organization] [Post Locations] [Recruitment] [Sex Offender Registry] [Special Enforcement Troop] [Trooper Island]
[Return to Kentucky State Police Main Website]

For other Kentucky Government sites visit: [Kentucky.gov]


PAGE NAVIGATION


OFFICIAL KENTUCKY STATE
News Release

Media / For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Michael B. Webb
Kentucky State Police
Public Affairs Branch
Office (502) 782-1780

KSP Trooper Involved in Fatal Collision

Date of News Release: 09/15/2011

(Glasgow, KY) -- At approximately 3:47 CST this evening, Trooper Jonathan Biven was travelling South on US 31 W, North of Park City when the state police cruiser he was operating crossed over the center line and collided head-on with a 2003 Ford Mustang. A female driver of the Mustang was flown from the scene to Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown where she was pronounced deceased as a result of her injuries. The second occupant of the Mustang was treated at the scene and was not transported to a hospital. Trooper Biven was transported to TJ Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in the collision.

The female driver of the 2003 Ford Mustang involved in the collision has been identified as Nurcan Ceylan, 33 years old, of Riverside, NJ. The passenger in the Mustang has been identified as Samuel H. Parker, 54 of Willingboro, NJ. Both Mr. Parker and Ms. Ceylan have recently been residing in Greensburg, KY. Both occupants of the Mustang as well as Trooper Biven were all wearing their seatbelt. Alcohol and drug involvement are not suspected as factors in this collision.

The collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Reconstructionists. Assisting at the scene was Park City Volunteer Fire Department and the Barren County Sheriff's Office.


Contact Information for the Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police
919 Versailles Road | Frankfort, KY 40601
502-782-1800

[ TOP ]


This page was last modified on:

About this site | Feedback | Privacy | Disclaimer | Individuals with Disabilities
Copyright © 2002-2013 Kentucky State Police, all rights reserved